Water and Climate Change: World Water Day 2020 amidst COVID-19

World Water Day has always been a much-anticipated event for us. It is the largest platform and opportunity for Water Watch Penang (WWP) to spread awareness on water issues and to an important extent, the environment. However, the emergence of COVID-19 has forced us as well as many other organisations to halt physical gatherings such as the one WWP intended to execute on the 4th of April 2020.

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World Water Day Postponed

We regretfully announce that this year’s World Water Day has been postponed until further notice due to the threat and spread of Covid-19 in the country. We humbly apologise for any inconvenience caused.

All related World Water Day events hence are put on hold. Do refer to our Facebook page or website for further updates.

A LOOMING POLLUTION CRISIS UP NORTH?

source: freemalaysiatoday.com

Listen to the BFM Podcasts of Prof Chan Ngai Weng, the President of Water Watch Penang, on the illegal dumping site that was discovered along Sungai Muda, which is a main water source for Kedah and Penang. The area is filled with e-waste, raising concerns of a looming pollution crisis amid a water shortage caused by the current dry spell in the region.

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WWP-MBSP Penang Secondary School Water Quiz Competition 2019. – 15th November 2019, Auto City, Bukit Mertajam, Penang.

Water Watch Penang (WWP) in collaboration with Majlis Bandaraya Seberang Perai (MBSP), have organised the Penang Secondary School Water Quiz Competition 2019 on the 15th November 2019. A total of 65 students from 13 secondary schools in Penang, participated in this competition, hosted and sponsored by Auto City, Penang.

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Salcon Smart Water Programme Inter-State Water Quiz Competition 2019 – 2nd November 2019, Selangor

The Salcon Smart Water Programme Inter-State Water Quiz Competition 2019 took place on the 2nd of November 2019 for the 2nd time since its first version which was organised in the year 2012. Hosted by the Westminster College, this water quiz, in partnership with Water Watch Penang and Universiti Sain Malaysia, has attracted a total participation of 56 lower secondary students from 14 schools in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur collectively.

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